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ZIP Code 62966

Primary City:Murphysboro, IL (View All Cities)
County: Jackson County
Timezone: Central (12:28pm)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.8, -89.3
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62966

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62966. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 62966. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62966, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Murphysboro, IL
Unacceptable:
Etherton, Levan, Mboro, Mount Carbon, Somerset

Stats and Demographics for the 62966 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62966 is located in south Illinois and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 62966 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62966 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,607
Population Density 138 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,512
Median Home Value $89,100
Land Area 113.20 sq mi
Water Area 3.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,665
Median Household Income $37,526

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male512432444563507593455426464525587555466335236191155127
Female482467426433562510512424491545573561513381298292254310
Total9948998709961,0691,1039678509551,0701,1601,116979716534483409437

Gender

 Male 7,573 49%
 Female 8,034 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,437 86.1%
 Black Or African American 1,442 9.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 70 0.4%
 Asian 111 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 185 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 356 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner844756049631,025693491177
Renter30456436131726213811691
Total3881,0399651,2801,287831607268

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,025 45%
 Single Guardian 1,111 17%
 Singles 2,098 31%
 Singles With Roommate 431 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,811 72%
 Households with Kids 1,854 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1138012794808189968686869091911141341111109486
Female92949710592103908894100789180779370969876107
Total205174224199172184179184180186164181171168207204207208170193

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62966 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62966 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 62966 real estate data, the median home value of $89,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62966 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62966 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62966 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,187 97.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 85 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 108 0.7%
 Nursing Facilities 128 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 99 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,501 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,011 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,153 29%
 Households Vacant 847 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 340 40.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1.2%
 For Sale Only 108 12.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 58 6.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 51 6.0%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 277 32.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 76 4%
 1 Bedroom 477 23%
 2 Bedroom 1,205 58%
 3+ Bedroom 320 15%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $37,526 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62966 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 62966 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,432 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,713 28%
 No Earnings 5,042 38%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,432 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,713 28%
 No Earnings 5,042 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,485 93.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 19 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 297 4.3%
 Worked at Home 146 2.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 604 12%
 High School Graduate 2,933 57%
 Associate's degree 428 8%
 Bachelor's degree 662 13%
 Master's degree 369 7%
 Professional school degree 80 2%
 Doctorate degree 65 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,053 77.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 404 15.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 184 7.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62966

ZIP Code 62966 is in the Tri-County Sp Ed Jnt Agreement School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62966.

Tri-County-Mcelvain
593 Ava Rd
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Tri-County Sp Ed Jnt Agreement School District
Tri-County Center
1725 Shomaker Dr
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Tri-County Sp Ed Jnt Agreement School District
Cope Alternative School
1725b Shomaker Dr
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jackson/Perry Roe School District
Murphysboro Middle School
2125 Spruce St
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Murphysboro Community Unit School District 186
Gen John a Logan Attendance Cntr
320 Watson Rd
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Murphysboro Community Unit School District 186
Carruthers Elementary School
80 Candy Ln
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Murphysboro Community Unit School District 186
Mcelvain School
593 Ava Rd
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Murphysboro Community Unit School District 186
Iyc Murphysboro
636 Elza Brantley Dr
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Idjj School District 428
Murphysboro High School
50 Blackwood Dr
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Murphysboro Community Unit School District 186
St Andrew Catholic School
723 Mulberry St
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Immanuel Lutheran School
1915 Pine St
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Murphysboro Christian Academy
805 N 16th St
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montessori School of S Illinois
507 N 9th St
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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